Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Ukraine
Information received on 30/12/2020 from Dr Olga Shevchenko, Deputy Head, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Kyiv, , Ukraine
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 28/12/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 29/12/2020
Report date 30/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 30/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/01/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Zaozerne, Kakhovka, Kherson
Date of start of the outbreak 28/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 43 26 26 17 0
Affected population A 3 km protection zone and a 10 km surveillance zone have been established. There are no commercial establishments for keeping and slaughtering of poultry in the territory of protection zone and surveillance zone.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 43 26 26 17 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 60.47% 60.47% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Odesa Regional State Laboratory of State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection (Regional Laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 29/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations